Children injured after partial collapse of church hall roof

10 October 2018, 06:43

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Some children have been injured after part of a roof collapsed at a church hall.

Emergency services were called to the scene at Tranent Church Hall on Church Street, Tranent just before 7pm on Tuesday.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said it was not a structural collapse but plaster fell from the ceiling.

A number of children suffered superficial injuries however no-one was seriously injured.

A police spokesman said: "Police in East Lothian were called to an address in Church Street, Tranent at around 6.55pm following reports that a portion of the building's roof had collapsed.

"Police Scotland, the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and the Scottish Ambulance Service attended.

"There are no serious injuries."